Torres Strait: A new world beginning - The Northern Daily Leader

Torres Strait: A new world beginning - The Northern Daily Leader

The people of Erub Island in the Torres Strait seemed inured to the European men's lust for their beche-de-mer, pearls and women, but one winter's day 145 years ago they received something in return.

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NBA star Patty Mills' white girlfriend is accused of culturally appropriating his Torres Strait heritage with new ... - Daily Mail

The girlfriend of NBA star Patty Mills has been accused of appropriating his culture by designing a swimwear line inspired by his native Torres Strait Islands.

American Alyssa Levesque - who is dating 28-year-old point guard for the San Antonio Spurs - recently announced her new swimwear line, Strait Swim. 

She described her brand as a 'chic,

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New leadership needed in WA to reduce incarceration, build schools in prisons and transform lives - SBS (blog)

As West Australians vote in the state government elections tomorrow, one in 13 of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander adult males are in prison.

Nearly two and a half years ago, the state’s Premier, Colin Barnett, fronted more than a thousand protestors at the steps of parliament. They were calling for urgent changes following the death of 2

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Closing the gap is vital - Australian Journal of Pharmacy (registration) (blog)

Closing the gap is vital - Australian Journal of Pharmacy (registration) (blog)

“It must be acknowledged that the prolonged attempts by successive governments to reform the state of Indigenous health need to be replaced by a more focused and consistent approach which significantly prioritises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health leadership,” says Michael Moore, Chief Executive Officer of the Public Health Association o

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